Number of branches reached 3,195 branches in 2017 in Belgium, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.54 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of branches in Belgium reached an all time high of 7,358 branches in 1997 and an all time low of 3,195 branches in 2017. When compared to Belgium's main peers, number of branches in France amounted to 37,209 branches, 30,072 branches in Germany, 217 branches in Luxembourg and 1,619 branches in Netherlands in 2017.
Belgium has been ranked 12th within the group of 46 countries we follow in terms of number of branches, 18 places above the position seen 10 years ago.